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Red Corner (1997)



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During a business trip to China, American Jack Moore is seduced by an attractive model. The next morning he is charged with murder. Unfortunately, Jack has few rights within the Chinese legal system, and though he is released to help investigate, he is in great danger.

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Richard Gere
as Jack Moore
Bai Ling
as Shen Yuelin
Byron Mann
as Lin Dan
Peter Donat
as David McAndrews
Tsai Chin
as Chairman Xu
James Hong
as Lin Shou
Tzi Ma
as Li Cheng
James Fox
as Li Cheng
Ulrich Matschoss
as Gerhardt Hoffman
Richard Venture
as Ambassador Reed
Jessey Meng
as Hong Ling
Roger Yuan
as Huan Minglu
Li Chi Yu
as General Hong
Henry O
as Procurator General Yang
Li Jia Yao
as Director Liu
Lu Yukun
as Director Liu's Associate
Robert Lin
as Director Liu's Interpreter
Steve Beebe
as Disco DJ
Wei De Zhong
as Beijing Opera Performer
Grace Zhan
as Beijing Opera Performer
Yvonne Wang
as Disco Waitress
Gao Qiang
as PSB Captain
Gao Xiao-Hua
as PSB Arresting Officer
Yao Wang
as PSB Arresting Officer
Gu Xiao Yang
as Prison Guard
Hans Hanbo Cui
as Prison Guard
Ping Zhong
as Captain Feng
Lei Yin
as Feng's Assistant
Paul Chen
as Visitor's Room Official
Jeffrey Dong
as Prison Doctor
Jian Rui Chao
as Yuelin's Aide
Daxing Zhang
as Procurator Ma
Ding Yi Wang
as Procurator Ma's Assistant
Lily L. Lin
as People's Housewife Assessor
Mike Wu
as People's Accountant Assessor
Bing Yang
as Male Court Interpreter
Hua Wahrman
as Female Court Interpreter
Ming Lo
as Medical Examiner
Liu Baifang
as Chinese TV Reporter
Danny Wang
as PSB Escort
Kenny Ki
as Guard at Hotel Door
Jack C. Huang
as Guard at Phone Center
Mei-Juin Chen
as Phone Clerk
Jin Zheng Hui
as Phone Center Supervisor
Kent Faulcon
as Marine Guard
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Critic Reviews for Red Corner

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (7)

Everything ... is dominated by actress Bai Ling, who creates a full-blooded character and role model for young girls.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
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Red Corner is a contrived and cumbersome thriller designed to showcase Richard Gere's unhappiness with Red China, which it does with such thoroughness that story and characters are enveloped in the gloom.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Unconvincing courtroom thriller.

May 8, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Although there isn't much of a mystery, there is plenty of suspense and the film is a satisfying piece of exotic escapism, one that lets you learn a little bit along the way.

June 15, 2007 | Rating: 3/5

O roteiro mostra uma incompetência tão grande ao tratar da história, que é realmente surpreendente que ele tenha sido vendido a alguém.

May 31, 2002 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

So unrealistic, so contrived and so blatantly "Hollywood" that Gere can't possibly imagine he's opening any eyes to the problem, or any doors to its solution, for that matter.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

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Quite predictable if you pay attention to the small details. There didn't seem to be much of a fight, there wasn't much tension at all considering he could have been killed for something he believed he didn't commit. It seemed all too easy to get him off the hook. Made me more likely to watch Chinese films though. They have a certain air about them.

Sophie Burgess
Sophie Burgess

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Well made Thriller.

Wahida K
Wahida K

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